Fatal Accident Takes a Life

Authorities responded to a two vehicle accident on us 82 Tuesday around 4:15 pm that claimed the life of a Bruce resident.

Matthew Miatech, 31, of Bruce, Mississippi was eastbound on U.S. 82 in his 2016 Ford when he collided with the rear of a 2015 Dodge truck driven by a Shaquille Monroe,2 6, of Kosciusko.

Monroe's Dodge was stationary at the time of impact. Miatech was killed instantly. It is believed that he was using his cell phone at the time of the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.

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